Nuclear arms race by jessica

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  • The Soviet Union was extremely concerned by these developments. Although they had exploded their first atomic weapon in 1949, they were a long way behind the United States in nuclear technology. They had concentrated on producing large missiles that could travel long distances. However, these missiles were inaccurate and their size made them difficult to conceal.
  • Nuclear arms race by jessica

    1. 1. • This happened because American leaders would want to have enough nuclear weapons to draw an argument from the soviet union but this proved not very effective.• They do not believe each other because they both were world power and they were competing for their views of (capitalism and communism respectively) to be spread.
    2. 2. • Because the American had dropped the nuclear bomb in Japan , they thought that the Soviet union wouldn’t be able to make one , but they dropped their first Soviet bomb on august 29, 1949, shocking the entire world.• On October 4, 1957, the soviet union showed the world that they are able to reach any part of the world when they launched their own satellite on the 31 October 1959.• The Soviet Union was extremely concerned by these developments. Although they had exploded their first atomic weapon in 1949, they were a long way behind the United States in nuclear technology. They had concentrated on producing large missiles that could travel long distances. However, these missiles were inaccurate and their size made them difficult to conceal.
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